Food Distribution Officer

Food Distribution Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: (3505)

Job Title: Food Distribution Officer

Application deadline: 8/27/2020

Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CVs should be in English Language and in Word or PDF format.

Job Requirements:         


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture engineering or relevant field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in relevant sector out of which 2 year with Humanitarian organizations.
  • Good understanding of NGO programming and humanitarian assistance activities, including operations and logistics
  • Good negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work long hours when needed.
  • Experience working as a part of a team.
  • Understanding of cross-cutting issues, such as gender, protection, youth, and environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision.
  • Fluent Arabic/Kurdish and working knowledge of English


  • Experience in cash programs
  • Experience in designing and delivering Trainings

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Job Description:


The Food Distribution Officer is responsible for the following:

  • Provide inputs for new projects based on the needs/changes on ground.
  • Support field level rapid needs assessments as required to identify the most vulnerable populations, under supervision of Area Coordinator.
  • Coordinate with local authorities’/community leaders for planning and implementation of assessments and program activities.
  • Carry out all program activities (in-kind, cash/vouchers etc) in line with approved Standard Operating Procedures (SoP). Immediately flag with Area Coordinator on any deviation from SoPs.
  • With guidance from Area Coordinator, work with food distribution team and volunteers to complete program implementation to a high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Supervise beneficiary registration, verification and selection process and be responsible to ensure community consultation are carried out during the process.
  • Guide/supervise Assistants and Volunteers to organize safe distributions and also to use correct tools during the whole distribution process.
  • Submit distribution plans in advance for relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit distribution reports with correct data to Area Coordinator timely manner.
  • Implement activities timely manner. Flag with Area Coordinator on challenges/bottlenecks for program activities to solve them in advance.
  • Daily and/or weekly reporting, as scheduled, on activities to the Area Coordinator.
  • Prepare and submit Recruitment requests, procurement requests etc timely manner and coordinate with Area Coordinator to flag any delays.
  • Coordinate with Area Coordinator to ensure all program activities comply with donor policies and with regards to program, logistics, safety, HR, and administration.
  • Pro-actively work to prevent fraud or corruption by ensuring adherence to THE ORGINZATION guidelines on fraud prevention with relevant line managers.
  • Provide all field level information needed for internal and external reports in a timely manner in collaboration with relevant staff.
  • Represents THE ORGINZATION at the local level including local councils, community leaders etc.
  • Closely work relations with MEAL team to ensure MEAL activities are carried out along with program activities timely. For eg – inform MEAL team in advance for planned distributions to ensure MEAL staff parti

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Duty Station: Hasakeh with frequent travelling to field sites in NES

How to Apply:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

INGO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

NOTE: We will be reviewing CV’s when submitted and may be recruiting the right candidate before closing date

Applicants may submit their CVs with their address; telephone number and contact information to – Subject of the email must clearly state ” Food Distribution Officer

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